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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Africa: Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Africa's Past

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Archaeology reveals the rich histories of complex cultures in the cradle of humankind. Study the Dogon people of Mali. Explore the ancient city of Jenne-jeno. Learn how computer technology has recreated the Kushite temples at Jebel Barkal and how artifacts bring new insights, helping scientists to piece together the puzzle of ancient Africa.

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Overview

Archaeology reveals the rich histories of complex cultures in the cradle of humankind. Study the Dogon people of Mali. Explore the ancient city of Jenne-jeno. Learn how computer technology has recreated the Kushite temples at Jebel Barkal and how artifacts bring new insights, helping scientists to piece together the puzzle of ancient Africa.

National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792253990
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 3/27/2007
  • Series: National Geographic Investigates Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 6.99 (w) x 10.11 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Meet the Author

Victoria Sherrow is a veteran author of fiction and nonfiction titles on topics as diverse as backyard creatures, the Great Depression, endangered animals, the Holocaust, Benjamin Franklin, tennis, and medical ethics. This is her first book for National Geographic Children's Books.
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